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Adopt-a-Pet: Ebony the German shepherd mix

August 5, 2009 |  7:50 pm

EbonyWhen Ebony (ID# A0526597), a spayed female German shepherd mix, came into the South Los Angeles animal shelter, she was sensitive to the touch and afraid of people. 

She's a different dog today, according to Tomika Johnson, the shelter's New Hope program coordinator -- she's become a friendly, social creature and was even chosen to participate in the shelter's training classes (she's enrolled in them now). 

Ebony has come a long way, but she's still missing the most important thing of all -- a good home with an owner who will appreciate the impressive progress she's made in a short time.

Since Ebony is already spayed, she can go home immediately with her new owner.  She's about 8 years old and seems to be in good health, apart from a runny nose that might require medication for a short time.  Meet her in person at the South L.A. shelter, 3612 11th Ave., or call 888-4LAPET1 with her ID number for more information.

-- Lindsay Barnett

Photo: Los Angeles Department of Animal Services

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